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Date:      Thu, 09 Jan 2003 02:21:10 -0000
From:      "Bruno Afonso" <hununu@netcabo.pt>
To:        freebsd-ipfw@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Feature Request
Message-ID:  <3E1CDC96.24785.27A7458@localhost>
In-Reply-To: <20030109000005.GB15778@smnolde.com>
References:  <200301082231.JAA17004@lightning.itga.com.au>

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On 8 Jan 2003 at 19:00, Scott M. Nolde wrote:

> I understand that rules can be added and removed, but in most cases, once
> the ruleset is "stable" nothing much changes.  Having a relative skip
> would help me since I have written a number of ipfw-based firewall scripts
> which could benefit from a relative skip.

If you happen to need to make some quick changes, you will not see it that way. You will 
have to re-read the entire ruleset, calculate the skips, etc. imho, this feature would used 
by 1% of users. 

I honestly can't think of any big advantages in the long run at all.

Bruno Miguel Afonso, Biological Eng. student.
brunomiguel at dequim dot ist dot utl dot pt
D.E.Q. @ I.S.T. - Portugal



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